| Feb 2017

Valentine’s Day – Gift Giving

When Kim and I first started dating I really went to extremes to get her awesome gifts for Valentine’s Day. But now… after two kids, our gift giving has gotten a bit… stale. Maybe true love is realizing you don’t have to buy big gifts for Valentine’s Day. Maybe true love is giving your spouse […]
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| Feb 2017
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Valentine’s Day – Gift Giving

When Kim and I first started dating I really went to extremes to get her awesome gifts for Valentine’s Day. But now… after two kids, our gift giving has gotten a bit… stale. Maybe true love is realizing you don’t have to buy big gifts for Valentine’s Day. Maybe true love is giving your spouse […]
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| Jan 2017
Man Cave

PIZZA!

So Kim is out of town this weekend… What does that mean? That means me and the kids are only eating pizza. Why cook when you can call and have fresh pizza delivered in 30 minutes or less? Plus, doesn’t pizza pretty much cover all the boxes in that food group chart thing?
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| Jan 2017
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Shoes Yourself!

What is the deal with our kids not wanting to put on jackets when it’s snowing outside? – That’s exactly what Kim and I asked each other. After asking people on Facebook to submit videos of their own kids doing the same – we realized this was an international problem! Using the idea of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” […]
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| Dec 2016
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Ten Quick Thoughts about Rogue One (SPOILER FREE, I THINK) from a Dad’s Perspective

For the second straight year, this one felt really good as a “family” film.  Zero bad words.  Zero sexual innuendos.  Great humor that everyone can understand.  There’s violence, but it isn’t gory. Before you go, Google CGI so you can explain it to your kids. They are going to want to know how they did this […]
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| Sep 2016
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You down with ADD? Yeah, me too.

The Penn you see on this website, and in these videos, is the product of a very fun job.  It’s a job not too many people have, so every morning I wake up and count my lucky stars that I get to do this job. I think about all the crazy things that happen with […]
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| May 2016
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Nine months? I wanted to be done after 9 minutes.

Let me start by clarifying something: Much like last year when I tried simulating Labor for like 20 minutes, I know that this is nothing like the real thing.  I have an insane amount of respect for all that women do to usher all of us into the world. Nonetheless, it clearly makes my wife […]
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| Feb 2016
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Penn tackles Napoleon Dynamite’s famous dance scene

Kim and I were newlyweds. We were living in an absolutely minuscule apartment in New York City. Kim had to fly to Houston the next day because someone found a finger in a hot dog, and when you are the new reporter at Inside Edition, that story is yours, all day every day. I couldn’t go to sleep […]
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| Feb 2016
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Diamonds are Forever. But Tattoos are cheaper. And foreverER.

This is the 11th Valentines Day with my wife.  The first 10 have been very standard, and very predictable.  Flowers.  Dinner.  A card.  The card is the most important thing to her, which makes sense.  We eat dinner every day, and we see flowers every day.  I write with my hand so infrequently now that […]
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.